Skip to main content

Create your University account

Your University account (formerly Network ID) is your electronic identity at Indiana University, consisting of both an IU username and an IU passphrase.

  • IU username – up to 8 characters (may also be referred to as a “userID”)
  • An IU email address –
  • An Exchange email account – This is where your mailbox resides.

Your University account gives you access to a variety of IU systems. View the chart to learn more.

Setting up your University account

Follow the steps on "Create your IU computing accounts" via Knowledge Base.

Do not forward your new email to another email host.